from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to estimate: estimable assets; an estimable distance.
- adj. Deserving of esteem; admirable: an estimable young professor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Worthy of esteem; admirable.
- adj. Valuable.
- adj. Capable of being estimated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being estimated or valued.
- adj. Valuable; worth a great price.
- adj. Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard.
- n. A thing worthy of regard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being estimated or valued: as, estimable damage.
- Valuable; worth a price.
- Worthy of esteem or respect; deserving of good opinion or regard.
- n. That which is valuable or highly esteemed; one who or that which is worthy of regard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deserving of esteem and respect
- adj. may be computed or estimated
- adj. deserving of respect or high regard
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin aestimābilis, from aestimāre, to value.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)